Letters – Joseph Richmond to Edward Ord – 11 Jul 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Jul 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Edward Ord
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Ord of Grindon Rigg near Berwick			Newcastle 11th July 1732


I read your Lre  of the 5 & have according to your Order shipt 100 p[iece]s of our best Lead in the Rich & Mills of Whitby, Xpher [Christopher] Green Ma[ste]r for Berwick , I could not prevail on the Ma[ste]r to abate anything of five pence pr ps , w[hi]ch I think is too dear a freight, but as I did not know what want you may have of the Lead, was not willing to lose the opportunity, You receive Inclosed the Invoice & Bills of Lading, & when the Lead arrives the Ma[ste]r is to demand no Charges of you, but the Freight only, the ship being cleared & the Wind Fair I expect she will sail next tide. I am     J.R.

Invoice of 100 p[iece]s of WB Lead ship[p]ed on Board the Rich & Mills of Whitby, Xpher Green Mas[te]r for Berwick & Consigned to Mr & Mm Ord of Grindon Rigg

100 ps Lead qty 139.1.7 at 13.7 pr Fother £92. 0.11

Sufferance                                  0. 0. 6

Wherriage                                   0. 5. 0

Bills of Lading                             0. 1. 0 1/2

Porters                                     0. 1. 0

Officer                                     0. 1. 0

                                           92. 9. 5 1/2	

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